Bot Log

The bot log shows your bot's automation activity. Here is what you need to know as you review your bot's detailed history.

The bot log lists all your bot's activity and provides detailed information for every decision and every action in your bot.

The log shows you what automations are running, when they last ran, what decisions and actions the bot performed, and what criteria the bot checked.

Activities are listed in chronological order, with the most recent activity first. You can also see any errors or warnings the bot encountered.

Bot log on bot homepage

You you can filter by automation type.

Automation filters

You can choose to view one, all, or any combination of automations.

You can also view the bot’s errors or warnings.

Bot errors and bot warnings

You can even clear the entire bot log at any time.

Clear bot log

Automation log

Select an automation to see detailed information about its activity. The automation log details the time the automation ran, all the bot’s decisions, and the outcome for each decision recipe.

Automation log
(Timestamp 1:00)

Select a decision to display market conditions and position performance at the time the automation ran.

Decision log details

The decision log tells you if and why an automation stopped at a specific action. For example, the position never trailed by 10% and the absolute profit target was not hit.

You can always see what the bot is doing and how it is progressing through an automation in the log.

The bot log is also a great place to identify why a bot is not behaving as you think it should and make the necessary changes to the automation.

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FAQs

What is the bot log and why is it helpful?

The bot log shows your bot's automation activity. The bot log provides insight into what automations are running, what decisions and actions the bot is performing, and what criteria the bot is checking. Activities are listed in chronological order, with the most recent activity first.

How can I see the specific actions that an automation went through inside the bot log?

Select an automation in the bot log to view its activity. Select a decision in the automation log to see more details.

Why are the different automation types that show up in a bot log?

Scanners, monitors, events, and buttons.

Can the bot log tell me what conditions or decisions were met or not met every time the bot runs?

Yes. Select a decision in the automation log to see more details about current market conditions at the time the automation ran.

If specific decision criteria is or is not met can I see the actual criteria value to see how it compared to my criteria setting?

Yes. Select the specific decision to see the actual value relative to your automation.

How long will my bot log store the history of automations?

The bot log has no limits. You are able to go back as far as you want to view results results.

Can I sort and filter my bot log to only show certain automation types?

Yes. You can choose to view one, all, or any combination of automations. You can also view only the bot’s errors to determine why the errors occurred and how to fix them.

What are the different types of actions inside the bot log?

The bot log shows all actions inside an automation. Select the automation to see its actions and their details.

What do I do when my bot log is showing an error?

If your bot log is showing an error, select the log post to see why the error occurred and take corrective measures to ensure it doesn't happen again.

What does the “Actions" column show inside the bot log?

The Actions column shows how many decision steps the automation went through when it ran.

If I run an automation using the "run now” button does it show up in the bot log immediately?

Yes, anytime you run an automation it will appear in the bot log immediately.

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